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Climate Impact of Soot Is Exaggerated, Study Says

Global warming efforts should focus on CO2, not soot particles known as black carbon, says a Norwegian team.

China Works Toward Kicking its Coal Habit

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.

For Air Pollution, Trash Is a Burning Problem

Open-air trash burning is polluting the air and contributing more CO2 emissions than scientists realized.

Warming in Europe Raises Risks of Tropical Diseases

As temperatures rise in Europe, researchers warn of the increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases.

Cut Carbon, Breathe Easier, Live Longer

A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself 10 times over with health benefits.

Wind Turbine Syndrome? Courts Aren’t Buying It

Neighbors who complain about the health effects of wind farms almost always lose in court.

Toledo’s Algae Bloom in Line with Climate Projections

Climate change could make the Great Lakes' harmful algae blooms more toxic and last longer.

Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate

Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.

Rising CO2 Increases the Size of Poison Ivy Plants

Better grab your calamine lotion. More CO2 means bigger poison ivy plants.

Climate Change Making Food Crops Less Nutritious

High CO2 levels significantly reduce essential nutrients in wheat, rice, maize and soyabeans, Nature paper reveals.

Building Bike Commuters, One Bike Lane at a Time

Bicycle commuting can improve health and mitigate climate change, but states are in neutral.

Halving Meat, Dairy Intake Would Slash Farm Emissions

Adopting a 'demitarian' diet would reduce nitrogen emissions from European farms by 25-40 percent.

Cast of Stars Put Face on Climate Change in New Series

Producers hope emotions of celebrities like Harrison Ford will connect with ordinary Americans.

Cities Remain Indecisive on Incinerator Proposals

Despite the appeal of removing trash, leaders are weighing out sparse evidence against public outrage.

More CO2 = More Pollen

Climate change has increased pollen counts and the length of the pollen season, trends that are expected to continue through mid-century.…

Weather-Related Blackouts Doubled Since 2003: Report

Severe weather is the leading cause of power outages is the U.S. and climate change will up that risk.

World Bank: Climate Change Will ‘Lead to Battles for Food’

Jim Yong Kim urges campaigners & scientists to work together to form a plan to fight climate change.

IPCC Says Climate Change is Here, World Needs to Adapt

The latest IPCC report says climate change impacts are already occurring and will worsen without adaptation.

New Ozone-Destroying Gases Found in the Atmosphere

Mysterious compounds undermining recovery of giant ozone hole over Antarctica, scientists warn.

India’s Diesel Fumes Impacting Glacier Melt in Himalayas

India's air pollution also has an impact on the degree of melt taking place in glaciers in the Himalayas.

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Renewable Fuel Standard The federal Renewable Fuel Standard encourages U.S. corn ethanol producers to boost production to 9 billion gallons by 2008.

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